Lucinda Williams (athlete)

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Lucinda Williams
Lucinda Williams 1960 (cropped).jpg
Williams at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Full nameLucinda Williams Adams
BornAugust 10, 1937 (1937-08-10) (age 83)
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Height166 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight51 kg (112 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Sprint
ClubTSU Tigers, Nashville
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m – 11.7 (1960)
200 m – 23.4 (1959) [1] [2]
Medal record
Representing the Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1960 Rome 4×100 m relay
Pan American Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1959 Chicago 100 m
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1959 Chicago 200 m
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1959 Chicago 4×100 m relay

Lucinda Williams (later Adams, born August 10, 1937) is a retired American sprinter. She won a gold medal in the 4×100 m relay at the 1960 Olympics, but failed to reach the finals of the individual 100 m and 200 m events in 1956 and 1960. She earned three gold medals at the 1959 Pan American Games in these three events. [1] In 1994 she was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 Lucinda Williams. sports-reference.com
  2. Lucinda Williams. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. "Lucinda Wiliams Adams" (PDF). Georgia Sports Hall of Fame . Archived (PDF) from the original on July 5, 2017. Retrieved July 5, 2017.